the telephone is ringing
the telephone is ringing: there are oranges on the floor left behind on a receipt smudged and curled i think about the coffee cup left alone, steaming until cold and crumpled i answer the phone expecting a voice sweeter and different than my own
Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
During the holiday season, we’re all running around and sometimes, you know, life happens and things get pushed aside. I still have a bit of shopping to do for Christmas meals (baking supplies! wine!). I made up a list of darling little things that are great gift ideas - stocking stuffers, last minute unexpected gifts, party items for a host/ess. Or, just treat yourself! Note: I tried to...
link: DIY Hairstyles →
More inspiration as la Elle magazine, which is great, because I am in need of something new!
Now, dammit, look here all of you, we all must admit that everything is fine and...– Jack Kerouac, On the Road
link: DIY Beauty: Makeup Looks from the Runway →
Stuck in a beauty rut? Well, have no fears, my little lipstick lovers. A beauty editor at Elle went on a 21 day adventure into color with makeup. Here’s a little pick me up for the winter blues.
Outfit du Jour: Just Accessories
When: December 11, 2009 Where: Work and play Driving gloves: Lord and Taylor’s Stacked ring: Madame Bijoux Sometimes it’s the little things that really make an outfit pop. I’m in love with this new stacked ring and I’ve been lusting over a pair of leather driving gloves because I find them to be impeccably chic.
Song (Is it dirty)
Is it dirty does it look dirty that’s what you think of in the city does it just seem dirty that’s what you think of in the city you don’t refuse to breathe do you someone comes along with a very bad character he seems attractive. is he really. yes. very he’s attractive as his character is bad. is it. yes that’s what you think of in the city run your finger along your...
Melancholy breakfast blue overhead blue underneath the silent egg thinks and the toaster’s electrical ear waits the stars are in “that cloud is hid” the elements of disbelief are very strong in the morning - Frank O’Hara
Links à la Mode: The IFB Weekly Roundup
Links à la Stocking Stuffers Edited by Fashion Pulse Daily This week, as I’ve been getting geared up for the holiday season’s shopping (both loving and dreading it) via Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I couldn’t help but compare the posts to stocking stuffers. Why? Because it felt like a nice, sentimental hodge podge of little items that although different, still fit together into the the...
Mad About the Tote
Tote bags: the easy way to schlep all of your stuff around in one go. They’re simple, chic, snarky, leathery, canvas, nondescript, loud, or even eco-conscious. What I adore about tote bags is their near limitless versatility. You can incorporate them into a variety of looks: day wear, work, weekend, casual, and travel. Perhaps, even, (gasp!) a date. If in a romantic-batting-eyelashes...
Six word stories
sarahbelfort: Longed for him. Got him. Shit. — Margaret Atwood LOVELY SPRING WEATHER BUBONIC PLAGUE RAGING. — Evelyn Waugh Lie detector eyeglasses perfected: Civilization collapses. — Richard Powers Thought I was right. I wasn’t. — Graeme Gibson I’m your future, child. Don’t cry. — Stephen Baxter
Bust Holiday Craftacular!!
Will you be there? I will!